Ends on October 28, 2017

$250.00 USD
Charcoal Drawing: Fundamentals of the Human Portrait

Instructor: Kai Lun Qu


Have you ever wanted to master the art of the portrait? Join us at School 33 Art Center for Fundamentals of the Human Portrait, a 7 week charcoal drawing class open to all skill levels! In this course, students will learn to grasp the fundamentals of drawing the human portrait through the understanding of measurement, form, basic proportions, value, anatomy, and observation.

Each week, students will gain understanding of an individual facial feature, with the course culminating in the creation of multiple full portrait drawings in the presence of a live model. Students can expect live demos and individual feedback and guidance from the teacher throughout the course. See the weekly syllabus below.


Week 1: Structuring the Eyes

Week 2: Structuring the Nose

Week 3: Structuring the Lips

Week 4: Structuring the Ears

Week 5: Structuring the Planes of the Head 

Week 6: Working from the Live Model Part 1 

Week 7: Working from the Live Model Part 2



Course Meets: 7 Sessions

Dates: Saturdays, October 28 – December 16th (No Class on November 11th or  25th)

Time: 12-3pm

Medium: Charcoal (Students will receive a small materials list upon registration.)

Ages: 18+

Where: School 33 Art Center, 1427 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21230 Registration Fee: $250

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